Cemeteries relocated to Murphy Cemetery, Montgomery Co. AR.

Cemeteries relocated to Murphy Cemetery, Montgomery Co., AR

In the early 1950s due the Lake Ouaticha project cemeteries were relocated. Reference1951 Corps of Engineers report "Relocation Plan of Cemeteries" for the Blakely Mountain Reservoir Area, AR. Information posted here with permission from the COE, Vicksburg office.

Located Graves
A = Murphy Cemetery 

BRAZILE CEMETERY
Grave No. Marker Name Next of Kin Address New location Site
1-5 None unk unk unk A, C 23-27
6 None Bill Brazile Calvin Brazile Royal, Ark A, C 28
7 None Nell Brazile Calvin Brazile Royal, Ark A, C 29
8 None Mary Brazile Mitchell Calvin Brazile Royal, Ark A, C 30

 

KYMES CEMETERY
Grave No. Marker Name Next of Kin Address New location Site
1 Monu. Mary Kymes Annie Gallion Oden, Ark A, C 15
2 None John Kymes Annie Gallion Oden, Ark A, C 15
3 Rock Ellen Kymes Annie Gallion Oden, Ark A, C 15
4 Rock Charley Kymes Annie Gallion Oden, Ark A, C 15
5 Rock Solomon Kymes Annie Gallion Oden, Ark A, C 15
6 Rock Helen Matilda Kymes Annie Gallion Oden, Ark A, C 15
7 Rock Harrison Kymes Annie Gallion Oden, Ark A, C 15
8 None Infant Kymes Annie Gallion Oden, Ark A, C 15
9 None Adult Kymes Annie Gallion Oden, Ark A, C 15

 

Unnamed Cemetery No. 1 C = annex to Little Fir Cemetery
Grave No. Marker Name Next of Kin Address New location Site
1 None Unknown Unknown Unknown C, 103
1A None Unknown Unknown Unknown C, 104
2 None Unknown Unknown Unknown C, 105
3-30 None Unknown Unknown Unknown C, 128-152 167-169

 

Unnamed Cemetery No. 2
Grave No. Marker Name Next of Kin Address New location Site
1 None George Washington Kilgore Ted Kilgore Bear , Ark A, C2
2 None unk unk unk A, C3

Murphy Cemetery, Montgomery Co. AR is located fourteen miles east of Mt. Ida on the Hwy 270, one mile west of the county boundary with Garland Co. south side of the road. Created for the graves that were removed from the floor of Lake Ouachita. No dates listed in the cemetery books.

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